The sordid campaign finance scandal involving convicted congressional candidate Justin Lamar Sternad and U.S. Rep. David Rivera has taken a major twist.
The Florida House of Representatives is poised to pass a major measure that would allow for an increase in contribution limits for campaigns.
The investigation surrounding former U.S. Representative David Rivera’s alleged ties to an illegally funded congressional campaign continues to tighten up with additional witnesses now helping federal agents, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.
Justin Lamar Sternad, 35, went from Congressional primary challenger to convicted criminal in the span of less than a year when he pleaded guilty to charges related to his campaign financing on Friday.
According to federal campaign finance records, show that Rep. Allen West spent $18 million in his failed bid against Patrick Murphy — the most expensive House race in the country.
Incoming House Speaker Will Weatherford said Tuesday he wants to distance himself from predecessor Dean Cannon by working more with Democrats.
A Republican primary between Representative Eddy Gonzalez and Maykel “Miguel” Balboa is generating plenty of controversy over an alleged smear campaign and is now headed to court as Gonzalez seeks to have Balboa thrown off the ballot.
Harry Reid got – as he often does – in calling Republican donors “angry old white men”. Imagine the reaction if House Speaker John Boehner were to say something such as: support or donations to Obama made by 17 angry black men.
When the U.S. Supreme Court allowed unlimited fundraising through Super PAC’s, campaign finance champions worried it would allow candidates to be bought by a small, but powerful American plutocracy.
Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado and his daughter Raquel have been fined $10,000 for sloppy book keeping work during his 2009 run for office.